Found April 10, 2013 on Patriots Life:
Patriots fan's favorite player Richard Sherman has come out and said half of the NFL uses the ADHD medicine, adderall, which is a banned substance in the league. Sherman was suspended 4 games last season for a failed drug test that showed a link with adderrall, but had the suspension retracted after the league found "irregularities" in the testing. He went as far as saying the drug should be removed from the list of banned substances: “About half the league takes it and the league has to allow it. The league made a mistake in my case. Obviously, I didn’t do anything, but you have to go through a process to prove you didn’t do anything. There are still naysayers out there who don’t believe me. But I accept it. If everybody loves you, it probably means you’re not much of a player." Remember, Aqib Talib was in the middle of a suspension for adderrall use when he was traded to the Patriots. Also Jermaine Cunningham served a four game suspension last season for the d...
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